Friday, February 20, 2009

Going Big

Ride Time: 4 hours, 15 minutes

Elevation Gain: 3,858 feet

Distance: 31 Miles

Post-ride recovery food: In-N-Out (single animal style, fries & Coke)

Route Summary: Leaving my brother's house in Scottsdale, we rode Union Hills to Thompson Peak to Desert Park Trail to Windgate Trail to Windmill Trail to Coachwhip Trail to Dixie Mine Trail to a new development under construction, up some pavement to a dirt road up and over the Fountain Hills Preserve to a golf course community (we realized later we took the wrong fork in the dirt road) to Palisades Boulevard (Fountain Hills) to Shea Boulevard to 124th Street to Lost Dog Trail to Quartz Trail to Paradise Trail to Gateway Loop Trail to Horseshoe Trail to Thompson Peak to Union Hills to my brother's house.

See Kris' blog for more pictures, videos and a much more interesting description of our ride.

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